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EMC's "Excellent" Financial Strength Ratings Affirmed by AM Best • Nov. 3, 2023
EMC Insurance Companies announced today that rating agency AM Best has affirmed the "Excellent" category Financial Strength Ratings for EMC Insurance Companies and EMC National Life Company.

EMC Named Best Property/Casualty Company in Central Iowa for Seventh Year in a Row and Best Life Insurance Company Runner-Up • Sept. 22, 2023
EMC Insurance Companies (EMC) has, for a seventh year in a row, been named Best Property/Casualty Company in Central Iowa by the Des Moines Business Record.

EMC Earns 2024 Elite Certification by Deep Customer Connections • Sept. 12, 2023
EMC Insurance Companies (EMC) has earned DCC Elite® certification from Deep Customer Connections, an honor awarded to only four property and casualty insurance carriers in 2024.

EMC Downtown Park Opens June 1 in Downtown Des Moines • June 1, 2023
EMC Downtown Park will be open for play June 1, providing a new recreation space in the heart of downtown Des Moines.

EMC Announces 2022 Charitable Giving and Community Involvement Impact • April 26, 2023
With last year’s contributions, the Foundation’s charitable giving on record passed the $30 million mark since its establishment in 1989.

EMC Wins Customer Experience Award  • March 21, 2023
EMC Insurance Companies was recognized as a winner at the CX Transformer Awards during Quadient’s 2023 Inspire Days. EMC was awarded the Best Inspire Migration of the Year.

New Vice President of Innovation and Business Process Management will Lead EMC’s Future-Focused Strategy • Jan. 19, 2023
Goteti brings two decades of experience in the insurance industry delivering strategic and transformational initiatives that drive process efficiencies and promote operational excellence, most recently in an assistant vice president position at EMC.

EMC's "Excellent" Ratings Affirmed by AM Best Again • Dec. 21, 2022
Rating agency AM Best has affirmed all of the "Excellent" category Financial Strength and Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings for EMC and EMCNL.

EMC Appoints Eduard Pulkstenis as Senior Vice President – Chief Underwriting Officer • Dec. 14, 2022
Pulkstenis will oversee all aspects of the corporate underwriting function to support profitable growth including strategic direction, product development, and underwriting governance and controls.

EMC Leader Receives Patriot Award from the Iowa Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve • Dec. 9, 2022
EMC technology leader, Jason Henson, Principal Enterprise Architect, received the Patriot Award on Nov. 16 from the Iowa Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR).

EMC Leaders Win Two Awards from Technology Association of Iowa • Nov. 10, 2022
Technology leaders at EMC Insurance Companies were recognized as winners of two awards at the Technology Association of Iowa's Prometheus Awards on Nov. 3, 2022.

AM Best Withdraws Credit Ratings of EMC Reinsurance Company
–Ratings for EMC Insurance Company and EMC National Life Company Unchanged, Remain “Excellent”–
 • Oct. 3, 2022
EMC Insurance Companies announced today that company leadership requested rating agency AM Best remove EMC Reinsurance Company from AM Best’s interactive rating process for parent EMC and affiliate EMC National Life Company.

Statement from Scott Jean, President and CEO, EMC Insurance Companies • Sept. 27, 2022
EMC Insurance Companies (EMC) has made a strategic decision to exit the assumed reinsurance business conducted through EMC Reinsurance Company (EMC Re).

EMC Named Best Property/Casualty Company in Central Iowa for Sixth Year in a Row and Best Life Insurance Company Runner-Up • Sept. 23, 2022
EMC National Life named Best Life Insurance Company Runner-Up.

EMC Named to Robert K. Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership Hall of Fame • Sept. 20, 2022
Servant leadership is a leadership philosophy embedded in a set of core characteristics and demonstrative behaviors that place the primary emphasis on the well-being of those being served.

EMC Awarded 2023 Elite Certification by Deep Customer Connections • Sept. 13, 2022
The honor was awarded to only five property and casualty insurance carriers and represents exceptional performance in, and commitment to, ease of business experienced by independent agents.

EMC Announced as 2022 Winner of Technology Impact Award • July 11, 2022
EMC Insurance Companies was named a 2022 winner of the Insurance Technology Impact Awards by Aite-Novarica Group, in the category of Data Initiatives.

EMC Appoints Ann Collins as Executive Vice President • June 1, 2022
EMC Insurance Companies has announced the promotion of Ann Collins to executive vice president.

EMC Receives 2022 Top Workplace Honors in Wisconsin • May 3, 2022
EMC Insurance Companies has been named a 2022 Top Workplace in southeastern Wisconsin by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

EMC Donates $50,000 to Support Local and International Crises • March 23, 2022
In response to both local and international crises, EMC Insurance Companies has announced two corporate donations.

EMC Insurance Companies Announces Two Officer Promotions • March 11, 2022
EMC Insurance Companies has announced that Meg Weist has been promoted to senior vice president – chief claims officer and Sean Pelletier has been promoted to senior vice president – chief compliance officer.

EMC Named a 2022 Top Workplaces USA • Jan. 25, 2022
EMC Insurance Companies has been named a 2022 Top Workplaces USA by Energage, LLC, a leading employee engagement technology company.

EMC Joins BrokerTech Ventures • Jan. 18, 2022
BTV is the industry's first broker-led convening platform and accelerator program.

EMC Appoints Teresa Miller as Chief Human Resources Officer • Jan. 14, 2022
EMC Insurance Companies has announced that Teresa Miller has been promoted to senior vice president – chief human resources officer.

EMC Announces Plans to Sell a Portion of its Real Estate Holdings in Downtown Des Moines • Jan. 6, 2022
Properties being sold are primarily leased space and excess storage. EMC remains committed to Des Moines and will retain the three buildings that comprise its core headquarters campus.

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